We already said 2018 is an exciting year for fairs, conferences and shows taking places around the world. Design Shanghai, Milano Design Week, Lodz Design Festival and so much more. Now it’s time to take a look at the upcoming events, from July to December 2018. If you miss it, you can read Our first Top10 part.
Are you ready?
July 5, 2018
Humburg – Millerntor Stadion
We already talk about Forward Festival, the itinerant festival for creativity, design and communication will land in Hamburg. Where? At Millerntor Stadion, one of the most iconic football stadiums in Europe. The topic for 2018 CONSTRUCT-DECONSTRUCT can be found here in Hamburg too.
London Design Festival
Semptember 15-23, 2018
Lodon – UK
London Design Festival celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world. The Festival returns to venues and institutions across the city from 15-23 September 2018.In 2017, the Festival welcomed a record-breaking 450,000 individual visitors from over 75 countries.
As a citywide event, London Design Festival is an essential platform for the capital’s major tradeshows taking place across London, including: 100% Design, Decorex International, designjunction, Focus/18 and London Design Fair. These shows feature work from a local and international network of both new and established exhibitors.
Paris Design Week
September 6-15, 2018
Paris Design Week is the global event for design lovers in Paris is turning over a new leaf for a surprising 8th edition, from 6 to 15 September 2018.
This year, a wind of change is blowing over the 8th edition of Paris Design Week: Part of the event, the springboard exhibition Le Off is making a few changes and moving to Ground Control: a creative and experimental living space, unique in Paris.
Graphic Design Festival Breda
September 22 to October 22, 2018
Breda – Netherlands
Every two years in the city center of Breda and ongoing with several exhibitions traveling through Europe, Graphic Design Festival Breda is a contemporary creative design event that allows you to see the world differently.
Graphic Design Festival Scotland
October 1 to November 23, 2018
From workshops to music, exhibitions and design showcases, Graphic Design Festival Scotland (GDFS) promotes the best of international graphic design through a week-long symposium of events open to everybody.
Celebrating Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018, GDFS launch ‘Young and Powerful’ to give young people the opportunitiy to explore the themed year objectives themselves through visual communication, and a platform to showcase their work.
Saudi Design Week
October 3-17, 2018
Venue TBC Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Design Week is a fair for design in all its various mediums. The fair’s program is divided into curated exhibitions, workshops, a design forum, design market and several activities all taking place within the context of design. Temporarily transforming the Kingdom’s capital of Riyadh into a dynamic platform to discuss, judge, and admire good design.
Torino Graphic Days
October 11-14, 2018
Turin – Italy
This year is 3rd edition of Torino Graphic Days, the visual design festival is going to host national and international guests form all over the world. Baugasm, Mucho and Studio Dumbar already confirmed. Moreover, from September 11th to October 9th, companies, studios, agencies an professionals from the cultural and artistic field are collaborating with the festival to create a wide program of events dedicated to visual arts. Follow all the update here: www.graphicdays.it.
Dutch Design Week
October 20-28, 2018
Eindhoven – Netherlands
Exhibition, activities and so much more. For 9 whole days, Dutch Design Week boosts 110 locations, presenting the processes, experiments and ideas, answers and solutions thought up by 2500 designers. Upon Dutch Design Week’s invitation, various experts compiled theme design routes. Routes that take you on foot, on a bicycle or in a Renault Design Ride from one specially selected exhibition, presentation, lecture and music performance to another. There are tours for newcomers, die-hard visitors, and everyone in between.
Dubai Design Week
November 12-17, 2018
Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Central to Dubai Design Week is a diverse 6 day programme of keynote speeches, panel discussions and educational workshops held in Dubai Design District with something for everyone. The free-to-attend programme serves as a rich introduction to the design scene in the UAE, and builds on the many events, installations and exhibitions happening throughout the week and beyond. Details on the full 2018 programme will be released in early September, along with a full list of the satellite events from studios, ateliers, universities and galleries that will take place around the city.
December 5-9, 2018
Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce.